If you could have one Muzzleloader?? - Page 2 - Deer Hunting Forums
MuzzleLoader Hunting Discuss MuzzleLoader topics

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
post #11 of 15 (permalink) Old 01-05-2012, 10:36 AM
Scrub Buck
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: California, by way of TEXAS
Posts: 2
one muzzleloader

Man thats rough. I use different ones for everything. I love love the traditions vortek, but man that tc bone collector series, I just shot it a few times this week and man!!! Awesome. Heck I even dropped a few yotes with my CVA wolf compact!!! Overall though the Vortek!

It aint braggin if you can hit it!!!!
VarmintSniper is offline  
Advertisement
 
post #12 of 15 (permalink) Old 02-04-2012, 09:08 AM
Scrub Buck
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Oxford, MS
Posts: 4
Thumbs up

Well I know there are a lot of better muzzleloaders out there. However I picked up a CVA Bobcat some 10 years ago for $50 red tag sale. The barrel is worn, a ton of bluing wear, the cheap synthetic stock is beat up. The only thing I've added is a Mag-spark ignition after finding No. 11 caps of any quality in local stores became a problem. Would shoot under 2" groups of 3 shots at 100 with patch and ball when I got it. Still does today.
The only comment I ever get about it is how amazingly light it is. But makes since since it's just a barrel, and about 1lb of stock weight if that.

It's 100% reliable with the mag-spark, and I've thrown 250 grain powerbelts out to 200 yards with lethal results.

Here in MS, nost muzzleloaders have gone to single shot 45-70's, or 35 whelen's. I'm still packing this light little meat taker around for some strange reason. lol

It is in fact the only muzzleloader I own.
Wagguy80 is offline  
post #13 of 15 (permalink) Old 02-23-2012, 08:30 PM
Scrub Buck
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 13
Don't think I could get by with just one. Had to keep a shotgun and rifle so built these two for all my hunting needs.

.58cal. Berk's Co. Lightweight...under 8lbs. for my deer, hog and elk hunting.




.60cal. lightweight..under 7lbs. smoothbore (.20ga.) for all my spring gobbler hunting.



Hoyt is offline  
Advertisement
 
post #14 of 15 (permalink) Old 02-23-2012, 08:48 PM
B&C 100 Class
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Fl
Posts: 42
Only one?

This one until my Chambers Lancaster kit gets here.
lonehunter is offline  
post #15 of 15 (permalink) Old 02-24-2012, 01:23 AM Thread Starter
Moderator
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Oregon, Ohio
Posts: 8,380
makes for a nice collection.
Hunting Man is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Deer Hunting Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome